The epidemic situation in Hong Kong is severe. It is reported that Kwai Chung Village has added at least 30 new cases today (24th), and Yak Kwai House has added more than 20 cases.
In addition, in response to the latest development of the local epidemic, the government announced that policy bureaux and departments will implement new special work arrangements from tomorrow (25th) according to their operational needs, including arranging for some employees to take turns to work from home instead of returning to the office.
▼The building where the confirmed cases lived on January 23 (mandatory testing building)▼
[13:43] The AEON Tai Wo Hau store located in Yue Lai Fang, Tsuen Wan, is temporarily closed for disinfection due to 2 employees diagnosed with the disease.
As seen at the scene, the store closed the gate, and a "temporary suspension notice" was posted on the gate.
Two employees of AEON's Dawokou store were diagnosed and closed down the gate and completely disinfected the posts of unknown infected employees
[12:45] It is understood that there are at least 30 new confirmed cases in Kwai Chung Village today. Except for Yat Kwai Building, which has more than 20 new cases, there are 5 more buildings for the first time, including Xia Kui Building, Cui Kui Building, and Lv Kui Building. Building, Pik Kwai House and Pai Kwai House, that is, the 16 buildings in the village have increased to 12 buildings with cases.
▼The inspection situation of Kwai Chung Village closed area on January 24▼
[11:07] It is reported that Kwai Chung Village has added at least 30 new cases today, and Yat Kwai House has added more than 20 cases.
The government will implement special work arrangements from Tuesday, some employees will take turns to work from home and reduce public services
[11:05] In response to the latest development of the local epidemic, a government spokesman announced today that policy bureaux and departments will implement new special work arrangements according to their operational needs from tomorrow.
The Government will closely monitor the development of the epidemic and review the situation in due course.
The spokesman said that the Civil Service Bureau has issued guidelines to policy bureaux and departments on the new special work arrangements for government employees, requiring policy bureaux and departments to review the public services they provide on the premise that basic public services are generally maintained and the anti-epidemic work is not affected. To meet the service needs, and implement special work arrangements according to their operational needs to reduce the number of employees at the same time in the office, including arranging some employees to take turns not to return to the office, and work from home as much as possible.
Kwai Chung Village | Confinement mothers without food
[10:25] Omicron entered Kwai Chung Village, and the residents of Yat Kwai House and Ying Kwai House were enclosed for 5 days for testing.
Some residents of Ying Kwai Building complained that the authorities had chaotic arrangements and instructions, that tests could not be effectively triaged, and the waiting time was long, worrying about increasing the risk of infection; some Legislative Council members also pointed out that they had received thousands of requests for help from residents, including inquiries about follow-up consultation arrangements, confinement mothers and Food arrangements for pets, etc., it is believed that the frontline coordination needs to be improved.
▼1.23 National testing situation in Kwai Chung Village▼
Kwai Chung Village | Worrying about the blurring of the transmission chain, Leung Tsz-chao: Omicron may not happen in Hong Kong
[09:35] Respiratory specialist Liang Zichao said on the Hong Kong and Taiwan program "Millennium Times" today that it is the top priority to quickly control the spread of the epidemic to the community in the next week. It is hoped that the public should stay at home as much as possible, which is expected to shorten the epidemic period To 4 weeks, otherwise the virus will infiltrate the community, the transmission chain will become more and more blurred, and the tracking efficiency will become lower and lower. We call on the public to cooperate to prevent the epidemic from spreading.
▼1.23 Residents of Yat Kwai House and Ying Kwai House in Kwai Chung Village▼
Omicron | Cathay Pacific expected to lose 5.6 billion to 6.1 billion last year CEO: Do everything possible to increase capacity
[09:05] Cathay Pacific announced today (24th) that, according to the preliminary review of the accounts and the information obtained by the board of directors at this stage, it is expected that Cathay Pacific will record a loss attributable to shareholders of about HK$5.6 billion to 6.1 billion, although the loss is expected to be huge , but better than the loss attributable to shareholders of HK$21.6 billion for the year ended 31 December 2020.
Cathay Pacific CEO Deng Jianrong said that the Hong Kong government further tightened travel restrictions at the end of December and early January last year, and the crew quarantine requirements, which affected Cathay Pacific’s passenger and cargo capacity. It is expected that monthly operating cash consumption will be HK$1 billion to 1.5 billion, Cathay Pacific is making every effort to increase the capacity before the situation improves, adopting the response to increase the crew resources, it is estimated that the monthly freight capacity can be increased by about 5% compared with the current.
Two years of anti-epidemic | Experts silently criticized Xu Shuchang understands the grievances of the public: our words are a misunderstanding
[08:00] After two years of fighting the epidemic, the public may be “fatigue from fighting the epidemic”. Xu Shuchang, an expert consultant to the government and a chair professor of the Department of Respiratory Medicine at CUHK, said in an exclusive interview with Hong Kong 01 that he has never slackened and will pay attention to the latest development of the epidemic every day. , will also spend time reading medical literature and keeping abreast of the latest information on the epidemic.
While working hard for the epidemic, a group of experts is often criticized. Xu Shuchang consciously was misunderstood by the public: "The public misunderstood that we will participate in everything we talk about, which is a beautiful misunderstanding." However, he also understands that the epidemic is still going on. For a long time, it is human nature for citizens to suffer from "anti-epidemic fatigue". I understand that citizens will have grievances against the government and experts.
▼Government expert consultant and chair professor of Respiratory System Department of CUHK Xu Shuchang accepts an exclusive interview with "Hong Kong 01"▼
Sand Banshan Notes｜The disposal plan for "Hongmen Banquet" is expected to be announced on Tuesday, and two senior officials "fall into the wok"
[07:00] Hong Weimin's birthday party, the representative of the Hong Kong People's Congress, broke out. In a blink of an eye, the 21st day has passed. The officials and parliamentarians involved have resumed work one after another. Among them, Lin Zhengyue called and criticized Xu Yingwei, director of the Home Affairs Bureau, for being "especially disappointed". Come back to work on Tuesday (25th) morning.
However, "Hong Kong 01" Sha Banshan's Notes heard that the high-level Hong Kong government decided to strictly handle the "Hongmen Banquet" incident. Xu Yingwei, as an important member of the anti-epidemic, is most responsible for the crime, together with the Immigration Department, who is the second "criminal gathering" Long District Jiahong, it is rumored that the two may "fall into the wok" together.
▼1.17 Secretary for Home Affairs Xu Yingwei completed the quarantine and left the Penny's Bay Inspection Center on the 14th▼
▼On January 23, the Hong Kong Society of Hospital Pharmacists introduced the children's and adults' version of Forbidden▼
▼1.23 Enclosure inspection of Fuqiang Building in Dawokou Village▼
Compulsory testing | 35 places on the list include Cailong Tea House, Festival Walk Marks & Spencer and Kwai Chung Jiangsu-Zhejiang Public School
[06:15] The Food and Health Bureau announced the mandatory testing notice early this morning. In response to two local cases, 17 cases related to imported cases, and nine preliminary positive test cases, 33 locations were included in the mandatory testing notice. , in response to the collection of positive sewage samples in Kwai Chung District, two designated places were included in the mandatory testing notice.
The cases involved in the announcement include two promoters working in the Mannings branch of Kwai Hing MTR Station, a warehouse employee, and a customs officer.
Places on the list include Block 7, Block A, Ying'an Red, Blue Sky Coast, Tung Chung, Kwai Chung Jiangsu and Zhejiang Public School, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Chan Siu Man Secondary School, Lions Club Secondary School, Tsuen Wan Chuan Long Choi Long Restaurant, Festival Walk, Marks & Spencer, Kwai Chung Shopping Centre Happy everyone.
▼Details of the mandatory inspection announcement on January 24▼
Kwai Chung Estate｜Trash in the lift lobby of Yat Kwai Building
[04:21] The outbreak of the Kwai Chung Village outbreak has accumulated over 173 confirmed and preliminary confirmed cases as of yesterday. Yat Kwai Building and Ying Kui Building are the hardest hit areas. More than 5,000 residents in the two buildings need to be quarantined at the original site and undergo mandatory testing for five days. Authorities provide three meals a day.
The epidemic in Kwai Chung Village was detonated by scavengers and cleaners. After the outbreak, the situation is still very poor. There are pictures on the Internet. There is a lift lobby on the floor of Yak Kwai Building, and no one has cleaned up the garbage accumulation; residents of Ying Kwai Building have reported that they are working to distribute meals. The staff put two boxes of lunch boxes in the elevator lobby on the floor and left, and the household garbage was next to them. "They just lowered two boxes of meals into a lift (lift) mouth." They also pointed out that many neighbors did not receive meals, which was a waste.
▼1.23 Enclosure inspection of Fuqiang Building in Dawokou Village▼
The 5th wave of the epidemic｜CityU President Guo Wei once shared with the newly diagnosed students and the school officials pointed out that they were wearing masks
[02:46] A student of City University who was initially diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia worked as a staff member at an on-campus event on the 11th of this month. It is reported that CityU President Guo Wei, Vice President Li Guoan, and Dean of Engineering Guo Dawei also attended the same day.
CityU said that all attendees on that day wore masks throughout the day.
▼1.23 The staff of Kwai Chung Village stand ready ▼
Confirmed Building | 60-year-old woman at Bai Jianshi Road, Jardine's Hill, Mid-Levels was infected with the epidemic.
Guofeng is on the list again
[00:01] There is a big outbreak of new coronary pneumonia in Hong Kong.
In addition to the accumulative total of more than 170 cases in Kwai Chung Village, the new cases yesterday also involved many residential buildings in Hong Kong, mainly related to patients.
Among them, there are many public housing estates on the list, such as Shui Chuen O Estate, Choi Wan Estate, Yat Tung (2) Estate, etc.
A 60-year-old female patient lives in Bai Jianshi Road, Jardine's Hill, in the middle of the mountain. There are many celebrities and wealthy people living there, many of them are detached houses. However, the Department of Health has not explained the details involved. building or house number.
West Kowloon Mansion Royal Gold.
Guofeng is on the list again, and the 31-year-old male patient ranks first, at least the fifth time on the list.
A 31-year-old male resident of Tower 1, Royal Gold and National Peak, Yau Ma Tei, was infected with the virus.
▼1.23 Residents of Kwai Chung Village to be tested again▼
Under the epidemic, enterprises accelerate the transformation of technology vouchers. Last year, 5108 applications for technology vouchers were approved by the Innovation and Technology Commission in the middle of this year.
[00:01] In recent years, the government has been determined to develop innovation and technology, and plans to build Hong Kong into an innovation and technology center.
The Innovation and Technology Commission recently announced its 2021 review and future outlook. The "Innovation and Technology Fund" spent about $4 billion last year, three times higher than in 2017.
In addition, due to the accelerated digital transformation of enterprises due to the epidemic, the funding applications for the "Technology Voucher" exceeded the expectations of the Innovation and Technology Commission. In June last year, the Hong Kong Productivity Council was entrusted to serve as the secretariat of the "Technology Voucher" to expedite the processing of applications. , it is expected that most of the applications accumulated last year will be completed by the middle of this year.
▼Illustration of group transmission of Pakistani women in quarantine (as shown below)▼
Overview of yesterday: Epidemic.
1.23｜Added 140 new diagnoses, a new high for half a day in a year and more than 100 cases
Yuan Guoyong predicts that the number of confirmed cases will increase exponentially, and the fifth wave of the epidemic may take 2-3 months to be brought under control
Anti-epidemic for two years | Omicron is expected to be like a flu in the future. Kong Fanyi: I have seen the light at the end of the tunnel
Kwai Chung Village｜A total of 173 cases in the whole village, Yak Kwai House accounts for 74%, and it is similar to Block E of Sars Amoy Garden
Kwai Chung Village｜The sampling tester of Ju Wo Che Village was initially confirmed to have participated in the closure test of Kwai Tsing Village
Epidemic ｜ 4 additional cases of unknown source of infection, Delta elevator maintenance personnel recently went to Wong Tai Sin to repair in Chongshan 𨋢
More than 100 cases of Chu Yang Wei Hospital and Princess Margaret's patient service assistant were recruited to have dinner at Yat Kwai House
Yikui Building | Father Chuyang and others sent him to the yard for half a day without isolation and asked the government angrily: Do you want to be exposed to the sun in the whole building?
The reporter went to the customs to record the recruitment and change of the tested person and the expert dismantling risk depends on the amount of poison of the customs officers in Chuyang | Epidemic
Kwai Chung Village｜Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and Li Jiachao came to the scene to inspect and stayed for 20 minutes, and some residents shouted dissatisfaction from upstairs
Carrie Lam attends the press conference without wearing a mask, Yuan Guoyong "plays a margin": social leaders should lead by example
Kwai Chung Village | KMB Route 10 Bus Route Temporarily Cancelled at Kwai Chung Village Terminus and Village Building Bus Stop
Chen Heng-pung, the infected area of Kwai Chung Village, pointed out that more than 1,000 cleaners had been asked for help and the rubbish in Yak Kwai House had not been cleared.
Area Closure Test｜Fu Qiang Building, Tai Wo Hau Village
Closure of the district｜The labor sector reminds to apply for a certificate to apply for sick leave and the catering industry to advocate the support of the epidemic fund
A total of 4 outbreaks have occurred in Xiangshan Village, and 1 more employee of the Housing Department is diagnosed working in the Leshan Building Office
A contract employee of the Housing Department Headquarters was initially diagnosed with more than 100 people sharing a pantry on the same floor
Kwai Chung Village｜At least 7 residents of the 7 outbreaks are worried that they are confined and quarantined.
Residents in Kwai Chung Village rush out to eat in restaurants after the lockdown is lifted. The elderly spend more than 1,000 yuan to store food
Kwai Chung Village, Kwai Fau Court mail delivery service suspended from Monday to Thursday Kwai Chung Post Office is closed
Vaccines | Parents bring their young children to Kexing to have confidence in inactivated vaccines: if there are antibodies, classes will resume soon and follow up
The Society of Pharmacists advocates that children be given one-third dose of adult Fubitai in February, becoming a global pioneer
Hamsters｜LittleBoss Mong Kok branch buys hamsters and recruits Western stars, and another diners are diagnosed
Rat Killing Order | Citizens hand over 77 hamsters, one of which is positive, pet shop at least 10 hamsters infected
WFH | HKUST, CUHK and faculty members work from home together on Monday for at least five online classes
Compulsory testing｜95 locations are on the list, including Lingyin Temple in Lantau Island, restaurants in Tsuen Wan, Ruxin Hotel, etc.
▼The fifth round of anti-epidemic funds for all walks of life ▼
Kwai Chung Village｜At least 7 outbreak residents are worried about quarantine and emergency purchase: don’t want to eat instant noodles The initial diagnosis was made by the inspector who participated in the closure of Kwai Tsing Village. Kwai Chung Village | A total of 173 cases were detected in the village. Yak Kwai House accounted for 73%. Kwai Chung Village is close to Block E of Sars Amoy Garden. Mandatory testing for shouting and dissatisfaction | 95 locations on the list are located at Lingyin Temple in Lantau Island, restaurants in Tsuen Wan, Ruxin Hotel, etc.